University Hospital of Copenhagen, Denmark
Claus Yding Andersen is Scientific Director of Laboratory of Reproductive Biology, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Denmark and Professor of Human Reproductive Physiology within the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Copenhagen.
Professor Andersen was a member of the team that introduced IVF to Denmark in the mid-1980s and has during the last twenty years headed a national program of cryopreservation of human ovarian and testicular tissue. He is considered one of the pioneers in this field.
Professor Andersen’s major research contributions have been in ovarian endocrinology, oocyte maturation, cryopreservation of gonadal tissue, human embryonic stem cells and development of new principles for ovarian stimulation including introduction of the agonist trigger and novel approaches to luteal phase support.
He has published more than 425 scientific papers. His current H-index is 79 (Google scholar) with more than 22.000 citations and he has made numerous international presentations and is currently chief editor on the Reproduction section in Frontiers in Endocrinology (IF 5.5).